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Cosmos 2392



Cosmos 2392 (also known as Arkon) is a Russian military reconnaissance satellite that was launched by Proton-K rocket from Baykonur at 15:13 UT on 25 July 2002. The 2.6 tonne (with fuel) satellite carries a high resolution imager with a 1.6 meter mirror telescope to provide images at a resolution of one meter. The images will be distributed for sale by a Russian company.

Alternate Names

  • 27470
  • Arkon
  • Cosmos2392

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2002-07-25
Launch Vehicle: Proton-K
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Russia)


  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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